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May 2012

Arch Coal, Inc. has appointed Paul A. Lang executive vice president and COO, and Deck S. Slone senior vice president, strategy and public policy. Douglas Conaway has also been appointed vice president of safety. Arch also announced that Jennifer M. Beatty has been promoted to vice president, investor relations. C. Henry Besten, senior vice president of strategic development, will retire in June after 40 years of service with Arch and its predecessor companies.

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April 2012

Arch Coal, Inc. has appointed Lawrence Metzroth vice president of business development and market intelligence for Arch Coal Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd., and Andrew Blumenfeld vice president of analysis and strategy. John Ziegler Jr. has been appointed vice president of human resources. The company also announced George C. Morris III has been elected to its board of directors. He will serve on the audit and finance committees.

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March 2012

Arch Coal, Inc. announced its Chairman and CEO Steven F. Leer will retire as CEO effective April 26, 2012, the date of the company’s annual shareholders meeting. Leer will be succeeded as CEO by John W. Eaves, who currently serves as the company’s president and COO, and as a member of its board of directors.

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February 2012

Western Fuels Association has appointed Brad Hanson vice president of operations. He will be responsible for the Dry Fork mine (Gillette, Wyo.), the New Horizon mine (Nucla, Colo.) and the Colowyo mine (Meeker, Colo). John Barnes has been appointed manager at the Dry Fork mine and Chris McCourt has been appointed manager at the Colowyo mine. Mark Pettibone has been appointed vice president of marketing and communications.

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January 2012

Cerrejón has appointed Roberto Junguito CEO. He succeeds Leon Teicher, who left the company at the end of 2011.

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